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ZIP Code 78043

Primary City:Laredo, TX (View All Cities)
County: Webb County
Timezone: Central (10:08pm)
Area code: 956 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:27.4, -99.3
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 78043

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 78043. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 78043. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 78043, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Laredo, TX
Acceptable:
Rio Bravo

Stats and Demographics for the 78043 ZIP Code

ZIP code 78043 is located in south Texas and covers a slightly higher than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 78043 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 78043 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 42,713
Population Density 244 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,684
Median Home Value $95,800
Land Area 174.74 sq mi
Water Area 2.06 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,578
Median Household Income $32,188

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 27Male Median Age: 26Female Median Age: 29

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2,1622,3022,0071,9721,6651,5111,4441,3011,1931,109968760690481328289211140
Female2,1652,1121,9871,8031,7111,6431,5731,4931,4141,2841,146944780625495390345270
Total4,3274,4143,9943,7753,3763,1543,0172,7942,6072,3932,1141,7041,4701,106823679556410

Gender

 Male 20,533 48%
 Female 22,180 52%
Gender

Race

 White 37,843 88.6%
 Black Or African American 173 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 169 0.4%
 Asian 206 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 12 0.0%
 Other Race 3,724 8.7%
 Two Or More Races 586 1.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1478881,4591,5131,221910649224
Renter5061,3521,08076343723814249
Total6532,2402,5392,2761,6581,148791273

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 6,324 55%
 Single Guardian 3,362 29%
 Singles 1,570 14%
 Singles With Roommate 322 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 4
 Households without Kids 5,109 44%
 Households with Kids 6,469 56%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male410478429414476444471481430406397397416391382393436392369327
Female449433436393460407413439393430375359403420346395370359333359
Total859911865807936851884920823836772756819811728788806751702686

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 78043 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 78043 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 78043 real estate data, the median home value of $95,800 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 78043. Rentals in 78043 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 78043 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 42,700 100.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 13 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,776 30%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 3,235 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,567 36%
 Households Vacant 1,106 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 400 36%
 Rented & Unoccupied 24 2%
 For Sale Only 113 10%
 Sold & Unoccupied 31 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 134 12%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 404 37%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 204 4%
 1 Bedroom 788 17%
 2 Bedroom 2,146 46%
 3+ Bedroom 1,526 33%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $32,188 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 78043 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 78043 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 11,127 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,803 22%
 No Earnings 12,793 42%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 11,127 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,803 22%
 No Earnings 12,793 42%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 14,677 92.3%
 Public transportation 231 1.5%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 48 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 319 2.0%
 Worked at Home 626 3.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 4,014 37.9%
 High School Graduate 4,958 46.8%
 Associate's degree 398 3.8%
 Bachelor's degree 828 7.8%
 Master's degree 284 2.7%
 Professional school degree 58 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 64 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 12,059 89.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 120 0.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,370 10.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 78043

ZIP Code 78043 is in the Laredo Independent School District. There are 16 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 78043.

F S Lara Academy
2901 East Travis St
Laredo, TX 78043
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Laredo Independent School District
D D Hachar Elementary
3000 Guadalupe St
Laredo, TX 78043
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Laredo Independent School District
Lamar Middle School
1818 North Arkansas Ave
Laredo, TX 78043
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Laredo Independent School District
Milton Elementary
2500 Ash
Laredo, TX 78043
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Laredo Independent School District
Ryan Elementary
2401 Clark Blvd
Laredo, TX 78043
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Laredo Independent School District
Santo Nino Elementary
2701 Bismark St
Laredo, TX 78043
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Laredo Independent School District
Ruiz Elementary
1717 Ave Los Presidentes
Laredo, TX 78043
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: United Independent School District
Juarez/Lincoln Elementary
1600 Espejo Molina Rd
Rio Bravo, TX 78043
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: United Independent School District
Perez Elementary
500 Sierra Vista Dr
Laredo, TX 78043
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: United Independent School District
Prada Elementary
510 Soria Dr
Laredo, TX 78043
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: United Independent School District
United South Middle School
3707 Ave Los Presidentes
Laredo, TX 78043
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: United Independent School District
Gateway Academy-Sierra Vista Charter High School
4620 South Lucy
Laredo, TX 78043
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Gateway Academy Charter District
Premier High School of Laredo
2201 Chihuahua St
Laredo, TX 78043
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Premier High School District
Nixon High School
2000 Plum
Laredo, TX 78043
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Laredo Independent School District
Blessed Sacrament School
1501 N Bartlett Ave
Laredo, TX 78043
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Los Pepitos Schoolhouse
1816 E Frost St
Laredo, TX 78043
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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